Yvonne Senat Jones stars as “Tally” on Tyler Perry’s BET+ series Ruthless, a role she originated on Perry’s BET series The Oval.
The actress is currently filming the Disney+ movie Sneakerella, a hip-hop adaptation of the classic Cinderella story. Yvonne’s character Denise King is married to sneaker tycoon Darius King, played by 4x NBA champ John Salley.
Yvonne’s credits also include a memorable turn as Whitney Houston’s best friend Robyn Crawford in BET’s The Bobby Brown Story, which garnered an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Television Movie.
Additionally, she appeared in S.W.A.T. (CBS), The Orville (FOX), and Code Black (CBS).
Yvonne’s stage credits include playing Blanche in “A Streetcar Named Desire,” Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, and Mrs. Gibbs in “Our Town”.
She has a B.A. Theatre Arts from California State University Long Beach and an M.F.A in Acting from the University of South Carolina.
Born in Dallas (TX) Yvonne is of Bolivian and Haitian descent. She is bi-lingual English and Spanish. When not on location, Yvonne lives in Los Angeles.
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